Volunteers Needed for the Kentucky Folk Life Festival
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Be a part of the celebration when the Kentucky Folk Life Festival returns to downtown Frankfort on September 15-17, 2005. Volunteers are needed to assist with a variety of tasks including helping with children’s activities, assisting artists, staffing hospitality and information tents, and monitoring traffic. You may volunteer for as little as a four-hour shift during the three days of the festival or provide assistance over a period of several days. Prior to the festival, volunteers can help with cleaning and repairing signage, painting, and setting up the festival site. Volunteers are also needed to help take down festival exhibits, signs, and other materials on September 18.
Benefits include a festival T-shirt, a pin that provides complimentary admission, and reserved parking. A training session for volunteers is scheduled for Saturday, August 27 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History.
To volunteer, email or call Kate Hesseldenz at firstname.lastname@example.org, 502-564-1792, ext. 4477.
The Kentucky Folk Life Festival is a collaborative program of the Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Arts Council, agencies of the Kentucky Commerce Cabinet. For more information about the festival, visit www.folklife.ky.gov.
An agency of the Kentucky Commerce Cabinet, the Kentucky Historical Society, since 1836, has provided connections to the past, perspective on the present and inspiration for the future. KHS operates the Old State Capitol, Kentucky Military History Museum and its five-year-old headquarters, the Kentucky History Center. Since 1999, the thirty-million-dollar History Center has welcomed almost one million visitors. For more information about the Kentucky Historical Society and its programs, visit the Web at http://history.ky.gov or call (502) 564-1792.